Our Veterinarians and Staff
Please click on each individual veterinarian or staff member’s photo to learn more about them.
A board certified surgeon, Dr. Karen Blake’s practice at BEMC focuses are equine surgery, sports medicine, and podiatry.
Dr. Gemma Cock is board certified in large animal internal medicine. She especially enjoys caring for neonatal foals.
Dr. Jessica Evans enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and preventive care but has a particular interest in equine dentistry. She is also certified in veterinary acupuncture.
With a background in surgery and lameness, Dr. Fehr now enjoys focusing on supporting horses, dogs, and cats with an integrative approach through chiropractic and acupuncture care.
Dr. Shannon Findley’s practice focuses on equine wellness care and reproduction. She also has a strong passion for volunteering in international veterinary medicine, a field known as equitarianism.
Dr. Wendy Krebs joined Bend Equine Medical Center in 2002 and became a shareholder in 2008. Her areas of interest include surgery, sports medicine, and preventive care.
Affiliated with BEMC as a part-time associate, Dr. Mary Masterson travels the hunter-jumper show circuit much of the year and spends the winter working the show-jumping and polo seasons in Southern California.
Veterinary internships at BEMC offer recent Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Doctorate graduates an opportunity to deepen their clinical experience under the guidance of our team. Please contact us if you would like more information or are interested in applying to participate in our Veterinary Internship and Externship programs.
A 2022 Colorado State University graduate, Dr. Sarah Willsey is currently part of the BEMC internship program. Her clinical interests include lameness, wound care, dentistry, and radiology.
Veterinary Technicians, Assistants, and Staff
Susie joined BEMC in 2004 and is a familiar face to our longtime clients. She’s a lifelong animal lover who owns a small menagerie.
Ashley is a certified veterinary technician who joined BEMC in 2007 and has served as our director of technical services since 2013.
Carly is a lifelong horseperson who joined BEMC in 2021.
Tammy joined BEMC in June 2022. In her role, she helps keep our expansive and active facility tidy and well-maintained and our stalls comfortable for our overnight equine patients.
Sarah oversees all things related to running BEMC’s business and operations. An experienced certified veterinary technician, she also helps in the clinic when our veterinarians need an extra set of hands.
Anne is a certified veterinary technician and a lifelong horseperson. She joined BEMC in 2013.
Sommer grew up on a small ranch in California and enjoys barrel racing. She has an interest in equine physical therapy and rehabilitation.
As a pharmacy technician, Emily helps organize and inventory the drugs required to run an equine hospital and small animal clinic.
Brianna Shappell worked as an assistant horse trainer prior to finding her career in veterinary medicine.
Amy Slotte joined BEMC in 2022 to help support our growing practice. She’s worked in customer service for more than 20 years